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Nature's Vision Potassium Iodide
Nature's Vision Potassium Iodide60 Tablets
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Adult take 1-2 tablets daily, children 3-18 years take 1/2 - 1 tablet daily, children 1 month - 3 years take 1/4 - 1/2 tablet. Do not use for more than 10 days without consulting a physician.
Serving Size 1 Tablet Servings Per Container 60 Amount Per Serving % DV Potassium Iodide 65.00 mg ** ** Daily Value (DV) not established
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This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:
Used for Amount WhyHypertension in People Not Taking Potassium-Sparing Diuretics 2,400 mg per under a doctor's supervision [3 stars] Potassium is effective at lowering blood pressure, according to an analysis of 33 trials.Kidney Stones and Abdominal Pain
1,600 mg daily potassium as citrate and 500 mg daily of magnesium as citrate [3 stars] Supplementing with a combination of potassium citrate and magnesium citrate may reduce the recurrence rate of kidney stones.Cardiac Arrhythmia 1,000 mg daily under medical supervision [2 stars] In one study, people taking hydrochlorothiazide for high blood pressure saw a significant reduction in arrhythmias when they supplemented with potassium.Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
1 gram of aspartates is taken twice per day [2 stars] Potassium-magnesium aspartate has shown benefits for chronically fatigued people in some trials.Congestive Heart Failure Consult a qualified healthcare practitioner [2 stars] Potassium can be beneficial for heart patients, but talk to your doctor first. Several drugs for CHF may cause potassium retention, making extra potassium dangerous.Premenstrual Syndrome 600 mg daily as Potassium Gluconate[2 stars] A preliminary trial found that women with severe PMS who took potassium supplements had complete resolution of PMS symptoms within four menstrual cycles.
Potassium is an essential mineral needed to regulate water balance, levels of acidity, blood pressure, and neuromuscular function. This mineral also plays a critical role in the transmission of electrical impulses in the heart.
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